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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fabiano Caruana Wins Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament

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Hi everyone,

Italian national chess champion Fabiano Caruana has won the 20th edition of the Sigeman Chess Tournament organised by Limhamn Chess Club from May 9-16th in Malmö, Sweden. This year the event had a round robin format with eight players. 
Fabiano Caruana won the chess tournament with 5.5/7 points, half a point ahead of top seed Peter Leko of Hungary. You can access more details at the official website of the event.

Final standings:
1. GM Caruana Fabiano ITA 2770 – 5.5
2. GM Leko Peter HUN 2723 – 5
3-4. GM Grandelius Nils SWE 2556 and GM Giri Anish NED 2693 – 4
5. GM Li Chao CHN 2703 – 3
6. GM Tikkanen Hans SWE 2566 – 2.5
7-8. GM Berg Emanuel SWE 2587 and GM Hector Jonny SWE 2560 – 2

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